Marvel's Luke Cage

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After a sabotaged experiment leaves him with super strength and unbreakable skin, Luke Cage becomes a fugitive trying to rebuild his life in modern day Harlem, New York City. But he is soon pulled out of the shadows and must fight a battle for the heart of his city – forcing him to confront a past he had tried to bury.


  • Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
  • Rating: 8.0 (42 votes)
  • Runtime: 55 minutes
  • Status: Ended
  • Years: 2016 - 2018
  • Episodes per season: 13
  • Network: Netflix


Marvel's Luke Cage - season 1

Season 1 (2016)

Rating: 7.9
Marvel's Luke Cage - season 2

Season 2 (2018)

Rating: 7.6

Characters and Actors

Mike Colter as Luke Cage in Marvel's Luke Cage

Luke Cage

Actor: Mike Colter
Also in: Marvel's Jessica Jones
Rosario Dawson as Claire Temple in Marvel's Luke Cage

Claire Temple

Actor: Rosario Dawson
Also in: Marvel's Daredevil, Marvel's Iron Fist, Jane the Virgin
Simone Missick as Misty Knight in Marvel's Luke Cage

Misty Knight

Actor: Simone Missick
Also in: Marvel's Iron Fist
Alfre Woodard as Mariah Dillard in Marvel's Luke Cage

Mariah Dillard

Actor: Alfre Woodard
Also in: The Last Ship
Theo Rossi as Hernan ‘Shades’ Alvarez in Marvel's Luke Cage

Hernan ‘Shades’ Alvarez

Actor: Theo Rossi
Also in: Sons of Anarchy
Gabrielle Dennis as Tilda Dillard in Marvel's Luke Cage

Tilda Dillard

Actor: Gabrielle Dennis
Reg E. Cathey as James Lucas in Marvel's Luke Cage

James Lucas

Actor: Reg E. Cathey
Also in: The Wire, House of Cards (US)
Ron Cephas Jones as Bobby Fish in Marvel's Luke Cage

Bobby Fish

Actor: Ron Cephas Jones
Also in: This Is Us
Mahershala Ali as Cornell Stokes in Marvel's Luke Cage

Cornell Stokes

Actor: Mahershala Ali
Also in: House of Cards (US), Alphas, True Detective
Erik LaRay Harvey as Willis Stryker in Marvel's Luke Cage

Willis Stryker

Actor: Erik LaRay Harvey
Chaz Lamar Shepherd as Raymond 'Piranha' Jones in Marvel's Luke Cage

Raymond 'Piranha' Jones

Actor: Chaz Lamar Shepherd
Thomas Q. Jones as Comanche in Marvel's Luke Cage


Actor: Thomas Q. Jones
Mustafa Shakir as John 'Bushmaster' McIver in Marvel's Luke Cage

John 'Bushmaster' McIver

Actor: Mustafa Shakir
Jessica Henwick as Colleen Wing in Marvel's Luke Cage

Colleen Wing

Actor: Jessica Henwick
Also in: Marvel's Iron Fist
Finn Jones as Danny Rand in Marvel's Luke Cage

Danny Rand

Actor: Finn Jones
Also in: Game of Thrones, Marvel's Iron Fist